The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.Job Category
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)Job Subcategory
Waiter/Household Assistant (Roles and Responsibilities)
Serving events hosted by the Ambassador at the residence; serving breakfast, lunch and dinner for Ambassador and any houseguests at the residence.
Serving events hosted by the Ambassador, organised by Embassy sections and external clients at the Residence; serving breakfast, lunch and dinner for Ambassador and any houseguests at the residence; Reporting to the Head Waiter to ensure the highest service standard of the Residence is properly presented.
Keeping accurate record for wine consumption of each event and update the wine cellar stock monthly with Head Waiter.
Preparing guest rooms including flower arrangement, tea trays and keeping fridge in VIP guest room supplied with drinks etc.
Ensure sufficient supply of fresh flowers within the Residence.
Working together with ISS team for coordinating all Residence facility movement for events requests and keeping ISS noted for anything to be fixed.
Keeping tableware, glassware and cutlery clean, reporting to the Head Waiter on any loss or damage.
Being aware of Residence security. Reporting immediately to Head Waiter any leaks, power supply problems, or any other problems that many cause danger.
Taking responsibility for any task requested by the Head Waiter, or Residence manager or the Ambassador.
Click here to know further about this vacancy:Essential qualifications, skills and experience
Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
- The job holder should have sufficient service experience in hospitality industry or somewhere related and understand the industry very well
- Good health condition since sometimes the work load is quite heavy
- Team spirit and hard working
- It would be perfect if the job holder has had experience working in the diplomat organisations.
Seeing the Big Picture, Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at PaceApplication deadline Application deadline - dayApplication deadline - monthApplication deadline - year
28 June 2020Grade
S2Type of Position
Full-time, Fixed term, with possibility of renewalWorking hours per week
BeijingType of Post
British EmbassyNumber of vacancies
1Starting monthly salary (CNY)
7,089Start Date Start Date - dayStart Date - monthStart Date - year
27 July 2020Other benefits and conditions of employment
We are an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce, and valuing difference.
We offer a competitive package, which includes basic salary, good leave entitlement, and insurance plan etc. The gross starting salary for this position before all deductions is RMB 7,089/ month for Chinese Nationals.
We also offer excellent development opportunities and a 22-day annual leave entitlement in pro rata. Conditioned working hours is 35 hours/ week from Monday to Friday ;Working overtime is required and OT is paid according to the local law regulation.Additional information
To apply, please send CV to [email protected]
.Deadline for submitting applications is at 23:59 (China Standard Time) on 28 June 2020.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted regarding the next phase of the selection process.
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